Politics

This Guy In Virginia Made A Really Weird Campaign Ad

In this bizarre video from E.W. Jackson’s 2012 U.S. Senate campaign, the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor disembowels watermelons with help from a Founding Father.

1. Controversial Republican Virginia Lieutenant Governor nominee E.W. Jackson made a very strange campaign video when he was running for Senate in 2012.

2. After a Founding Father hands Jackson an axe decorated with the American flag, Jackson proceeds to demonstrate how he’ll “fix” the country’s problems.

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3. The problems are represented by fruit, specifically melons.

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4. The federal budget fruit is the first to meet the axe…

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5. Followed by unemployment…

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6. And, finally, Obamacare.

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7. It’s just really weird.

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Ellie Hall is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C.
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